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. >>> an unprecedented tragedy in santa cruz. two veteran police officers shot to death. they are the city's first officers to be killed in the line of duty. we have team coverage. ktvu's janine de la vega is learning more about the officers and getting community reaction. but we begin with tara moriarty with new information on the shooting and the suspect. tara? >> reporter: we understand the suspect lived a couple of houses down the street. behind me is actually doyle street. police say after the suspect killed two officers over on branciforte drive, he came here and it appears he was shot in front of this garage. now, there were too many bullet holes to count. several garages are strung together in this complex and at least half of them were riddled with holes, chunks of one door even missing. we also spotted bullet holes on a nearby van. two cars were towed earlier this morning from the scene. one of them had two bullet holes through the front windshield. loren baker and elizabeth butler were both killed during a confrontation yesterday afternoon about a mile from the beach on branciforte aven
and aircraft away from the city until the weather clears. >> reporter: the advantage of having planes stored in these better weather locations is very simple. once travel resumes it resumes first from here. >> they don't have to reposition a great deal of airplanes and crew. it's ready to go. once the weather clears they can snap back to a regular schedule much faster than they used to. >> reporter: the latest tomorrow flights to and from boston are already cancelled along with half of new york's runs so far but more could be added to it. >>> fairfield police are investigating an armed robbery at a school in which the thieves took 40 i pads. police say one of the two thieves pointed a gun at the janitor at sem yeto continuation school and the pointed them to the i pads -- and he pointed them to the i pads. this is the second time since cement that someone has stolen i pads at that school. >>> between last october and december, thefts were up 83% compared to the same period one year before. police say last year some 400 cell phones were stolen from commuters at or near stops. the most stolen
will be in the area where you live. >>> in the heart of the city behind ucsf, there is an urban forest filled with trees, some over 200 feet tall. noah walker tells us why tens of thousands of these trees could be cut down. >> reporter: frank, it's my first time to this place, it's a beautiful area. this manmade forest was planted more than 100 years ago. ucsf, which owns the property says some unnatural growth poses a fire hazard and other potential risks. there are a few places you can leave the city behind, and still be in the city. >> that's the most magic part about it. >> reporter: you can hike without seeing another single soul. 61acres of tall trees, and lush undergrowth. a plant population as diverse as the city. maybe too diverse. ucsf is proposing removal of up to 30,000 nonnative trees, like eucalyptus. >> our friends, the eucalyptus trees have ways of multiplying. >> you're just allowing us to talk to a wall. >> reporter: speakers had mixed reviews of uc's forest management plan. >> i'm not a native. perhaps i should go. the buildings aren't native. perhaps they should go. >> it
is at least partly to blame. we took these pictures in pleasanton. it was one of the city east hardest hit. thefts there are up 23%. >>> new information on the deadly explosion of mexico's main oil company. dozens of ambulances rushed to the offices of pemex. just within the past hour, authorities said the death toll has increased to 25 with more than 100 others injured. another 30 people with apparently trapped in the debris. the explosion happened in the basement of a parking garage one official with an ambulance company said the blast was caused by a gas leak. pemex is a state owned company with more than $100 billion in annual sales. >>> now to our super bowl coverage, much of the 49er organization spent today apologizing for those home phobic remarks made by a defensive back. mark ibanez is live and tell us the remarks may have become a major distraction for the team, mark -- >> reporter: no question about it. i just landed here a couple of hours ago, you kind of hit the ground running ready to have fun and games covering the super bowl. bourbon street, the super bowl, but no. this is
a 13-year-old suisun city girl is scheduled to be arraigned this weekend. jones is charged with the kidnap, rape and murder of genelle conway-allen. jones is due to appear in court on thursday. he is being held without bail and prosecutors say if found guilty jones could be eligible for the death penalty. >>> authorities this petaluma are looking for a person who fired a gun into the air early this morning. police say they received reports of shot fires at 12:50 a.m. investigators say a witness saw a passenger in a black lexus sedan with 24" chrome rim tires fire three shots into the air. the car was last seen getting on northbound 101 and anyone with information asked to call petaluma police fred hutchins nascar driver danica patrick became the first woman in history to win the pole position for next sunday's daytona 500. during today's qualifying race patrick posted a lap of more than 196 miles per hour. she will start in the front row in the daytona 500 alongside jeff gordon. ktvu's joe fonzi has more on her time trial coming up in our early edition of sportswrap. >> st
. they travel to different cities around the world, and on a normal monday, have passed out 10,000 balloons. as people are commuting to their jobs, going about thar daily business, and as you can see, it brings smiles to everyone's faces. it makes their offices look so fun. >> do you remember when you were a kid, and you got a balloon, you were happy, strutting down the street. >> and they're called we believe in balloons, and they're next mission is to take 10,000 balloons to kabul, afghanistan. they're going to hand them out as people go to work. just go to webelieveinballoons.com, and you can buy a balloon for $1, and you can bring a smile to someone on the other side of the world. when you donate it, you will have your face posted on the website. and you will be able to connect with other people who have donated and people who are v received these balloons. it's a great way to brighten someone's day and connect with like-minded individuals. >>> what if dogs were the hosts of "right this minute." this is exactly what it would look like. what you're looking at is a video that went viral i
is building one of the biggest natural gas projects in the world. enough power for a city the size of singapore for 50 years. what's it going to do to the planet? natural gas is the cleanest conventional fuel there is. we've got to be smart about this. it's a smart way to go. ♪ >> our power player of the week. he spends 60 to 90 minutes at th end of each day, logging each presidential activity. >> unofficial? yes, i guess it's unofficial. >> chris: stupid, we'll be right back. . >> it was a limit, covert program and now everybody knows about it, and, i think we need to see that this program is really run according to the american constitution. >> chris: senator dianne feinstein suggesting creation of a secret drone court where the president would have to go to get approval before putting terror suspects on his kill list and we're back now with the panel. congressman cotton for people who don't know you, you are an interesting figure. you went to harvard, you went to harvard law school, and then you spent fiv yea on active duty, on the front lines, in iraq and afghanistan and you
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